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A farmer who had a quarrelsome family called his sons and told them to lay a bunch of sticks before him. Then, after laying the sticks parallel to one another and binding them, he challenged his sons, one after one, to pick up the bundle and break it. They all tried, but in vain. Then, untying the bundle, he gave them the sticks to break one by one. This they did with the greatest ease. Then said the father, Thus, my sons, as long as you remain united, you are a match for anything, but differ and separate, and you are undone.
– Aesop
A fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic.
– George Bernard Shaw
A fat paunch never breeds fine thoughts.
– Saint Jerome
A father is a banker provided by nature.
– French Proverb
A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
– Enid Bagnold
A fault confessed is half redressed.
– Polish Proverb
A feeling of real need is always a good enough reason to pray.
– Hannah Whitall Smith
A fellow who is always declaring he's no fool usually has his suspicions.
– Wilson Mizner
A fellow who is always declaring that he's no fool, usually has his suspicions.
– Wilson Mizner
A fellow who says he has never told a lie has just told one.
– Author Unknown
A feverish display of over-zeal, At the first outset, is an obstacle To all success; water, however cold, Will penetrate the ground by slow degrees.
– The Hitopadesa
A few broken bones won't matter; you are not made of bones but of your will power, wisdom and willingness to keep fighting.
– Rahul Katragadda
A few honest men are better than numbers.
– Oliver Cromwell
A few more days, and this essay will follow the Defensio Populi to the dust and silence of the upper shelf... For a month or two it will occupy a few minutes of chat in every drawing-room, and a few columns in every magazine; and it will then be withdrawn, to make room for the forthcoming novelties.
– Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay
A few years ago I made a New Years Resolution never to make another New Years Resolution again and so far it's the only one that I have actually kept.
– Tom Zegan
A fierce unrest seethes at the core, of all existing things:, it was the eager wish to soar, that gave the gods their wings.
– Don Marquis
A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.
– Stanley Kubrick
A filthy mouth will not utter decent language.
– Chinese Proverb
A financier is a pawnbroker with imagination.
– Arthur Wing Pinero
A fine quotation has really no meaning only when one reads without getting any inspiration from it.
– Vikrant Parsai
A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.
– Joseph Roux
A fine quotation is a diamond on the finger of a man of wit, and a pebble in the hand of a fool.
– Joseph Roux
A finished person is a boring person.
– Anna Quindlen
A firewall cant stop an idea
– BaDBoY-ALbania
A firm faith in the universal providence of God is the solution of all earthly troubles.
– B. B. Warfield

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